Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Monday, 24 November 2014
1959 On this day in history vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls on July - 23.
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on this day in history.
1961 On July - 23 esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
1966 On this day in history napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 On this day in history donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60
1967 On July - 23 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
1967 On this day in history pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on July - 23.
1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt on this day in history.
1968 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on this day in history.
1968 On July - 23 race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on July - 23.
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on this day in history.
1971 Van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on this day in history.
1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on July - 23.
1973 On this day in history ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 On this day in history eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82
1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses on this day in history.
1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1976 Wings release "Let 'em In" on July - 23.
1976 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on July - 23.
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on July - 23.
1977 On July - 23 rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on July - 23.
1979 On July - 23 e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 On this day in history river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter